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    Vitalik Buterin: “More Pessimistic” About Scaling Through Second Layers

    Vitalik Buterin: “More Pessimistic” About Scaling Through Second Layers

    Vitalik Buterin, the ethereum co-founder and its most prominent developer, has publicly stated he is becoming a bit pessimistic about scaling through second layer networks like the Lightning Network (LN) or the still in development eth version called Plasma.

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    Expert: Blockchain can replace observers in elections
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    Expert: Blockchain can replace observers in elections

    “Electronic voting is a very sensitive issue requiring trust that the blockchain can provide,” says Roman Aleshkin, the head of the blockchain project Polys from Kaspersky Lab accelerator Kaspersky Lab, in his interview for LetKnow.News.

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    Japan's Largest Gift Card Exchange Pioneers Blockchain Expansion

    Japan's Largest Gift Card Exchange Pioneers Blockchain Expansion

    Amaten, the largest gift card exchange platform in Japan with $110 MM annual revenue has officially announced its plans to expand the current operation using blockchain.

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    Roman Aleshkin: Blockchain in government services will ensure trust between state and citizens
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    Roman Aleshkin: Blockchain in government services will ensure trust between state and citizens

    Why do we need online voting on the blockchain, how to assure the secrecy of balloting during the e-elections and what risks exist when using such online systems in e-democracy? Roman Aleshkin, the head of the Polys blockchain project from Kaspersky Lab’s accelerator, answered those questions in an exclusive interview for LetKnow.News.

    20 AUGUST 2019

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    Expert: Blockchain can replace observers in elections
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    Expert: Blockchain can replace observers in elections

    “Electronic voting is a very sensitive issue requiring trust that the blockchain can provide,” says Roman Aleshkin, the head of the blockchain project Polys from Kaspersky Lab accelerator Kaspersky Lab, in his interview for LetKnow.News.

    19 AUGUST 2019

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    Santander to Connect Latin America to Ripple-Powered Remittance Service

    Santander to Connect Latin America to Ripple-Powered Remittance Service

    Spanish megabank Santander Group is expanding its use of Ripple’s technology.

    19 AUGUST 2019

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    US Customs and Border to Trial Blockchain Shipping Proof-of-Concept

    US Customs and Border to Trial Blockchain Shipping Proof-of-Concept

    A United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) advisory committee is planning to launch a live test of its blockchain-based intellectual property rights proof of concept.

    19 AUGUST 2019

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    ASX DLT System ‘On Track,’ Says Annual Report

    ASX DLT System ‘On Track,’ Says Annual Report

    The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) has released its full 2019 financial report, offering some insight into its upcoming distributed ledger-based settlement system.

    16 AUGUST 2019

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    Moscow Blockchain Voting System ‘Completely Insecure,’ Says Researcher

    Moscow Blockchain Voting System ‘Completely Insecure,’ Says Researcher

    A blockchain-based system that will be used to allow Moscow residents to vote in municipal elections this autumn is very easy to hack, according to a research note from a French cryptography expert.

    16 AUGUST 2019

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    Alibaba Files US Patent for Blockchain Domain Name Management System

    Alibaba Files US Patent for Blockchain Domain Name Management System

    Chinese online retail giant Alibaba has applied for a United States patent entitled “Domain Name Management Scheme for Cross-Chain Interactions in Blockchain Systems.”

    16 AUGUST 2019

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    R3’s Marco Polo Trade Blockchain Takes Another Step Toward Production

    R3’s Marco Polo Trade Blockchain Takes Another Step Toward Production

    Marco Polo, the trade finance blockchain network launched in 2017 by R3 and TradeIX, is moving slowly but surely toward production.

    15 AUGUST 2019

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    Walmart Files Patent for Blockchain-Backed Drone Communication

    Walmart Files Patent for Blockchain-Backed Drone Communication

    Walmart has reasserted its interest in blockchain-backed drones with a recent patent application.

    15 AUGUST 2019

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    Shinhan Bank Teams With Kakao’s GroundX for Blockchain Security Boost

    Shinhan Bank Teams With Kakao’s GroundX for Blockchain Security Boost

    Shinhan, one of the oldest and largest banks in South Korea, has partnered with two fintech firms to build a new security system using blockchain tech.

    14 AUGUST 2019

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    American Boxing Legend Mike Tyson Chooses Blockchain for New Venture

    American Boxing Legend Mike Tyson Chooses Blockchain for New Venture

    Iconic American boxer Mike Tyson is spearheading a new blockchain-powered cross-entertainment platform for a new generation of fighters.

    14 AUGUST 2019

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    New Blockchain-Based Smart City Project Planned for Cambodian Capital

    New Blockchain-Based Smart City Project Planned for Cambodian Capital

    A Singaporean startup, Limestone Network, is using blockchain to sustain a smart neighbourhood at the heart of the Cambodian capital.

    14 AUGUST 2019

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    Congressional Research Service Examines Blockchain in Energy Sector

    Congressional Research Service Examines Blockchain in Energy Sector

    The Congressional Research Service has released a report that examines, among other things, the potential advantages and disadvantages of pursuing blockchain-based solutions for the energy sector.

    14 AUGUST 2019

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    Expert: Blockchain for corporations is an excuse to be mentioned in the media
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    Expert: Blockchain for corporations is an excuse to be mentioned in the media

    Corporations use blockchain as an excuse to remind about themselves in the media. That’s what in an interview for LetKnow.News said Andrey Ovcharenko, CEO of Smartcontract.life.

    13 AUGUST 2019

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    UK Pension and Welfare Agency Examining Blockchain and DLT

    UK Pension and Welfare Agency Examining Blockchain and DLT

    The United Kingdom pension and welfare agency has identified blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) as technologies that could disrupt the payments industry.

    13 AUGUST 2019

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    India Adopts Blockchain and IoT for Safe Delivery of Life-Saving Vaccines

    India Adopts Blockchain and IoT for Safe Delivery of Life-Saving Vaccines

    In a bid to enhance global delivery of life-saving vaccines and eliminate wastage, Siddarth Chakravarty, a former Cisco employee and entrepreneur is developing a distributed ledger technology (DLT) based solution that enables end-to-end tracking of vaccines, reports Times of India on August 10, 2019.

    13 AUGUST 2019

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    Colu May Buy Back ICO Tokens in Pivot Away From Blockchain

    Colu May Buy Back ICO Tokens in Pivot Away From Blockchain

    Blockchain startup Colu is eliminating blockchain from its business plan.

    12 AUGUST 2019

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